News archive - 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Coronavirus update

Monday, October 19, 2020

Sharpen up your video skills for a chance at $500

Student on their computer for a virtual video marketing course

As a University of Waterloo student, here is your chance to display exemplary video development skills as part of a competition sponsored by a partnering local organization.

Kitchener-based video and business platform Vidyard is awarding $500 to the most inspiring video created by a Waterloo student as part of the Vidyard Video Challenge.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Supporting co-op students: new embedded wellness counsellors

Student chatting with a counsellor

Co-op students can sometimes face unique stress, pressures and feelings of isolation on work term (or during their recruiting term). To support these students, two new mental health staff from Campus Wellness will be available.  

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Employers support Waterloo co-op during pandemic; well-being a top priority

Employers support Waterloo co-op during pandemic; well-being a top priority

By Michelle Radman

The office landscape has changed dramatically in the last few months. Many University of Waterloo co-op students were on their work term when the pandemic hit in March and needed to quickly adapt to a new world. Without hesitation, employers adjusted operations from working in-person to a virtual world. At the same time, many found ways to provide the support and peace-of-mind that co-op students needed to help adjust.

Well-being and safety first

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

CEE and WI collaborate to support co-op students

CEE and WI collaborate to support co-op students

Waterloo International (WI) has allocated $20,000 to support co-op students. This is the result of a collaboration with Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE), who identified a need to provide additional resources to international students.

“Traditionally, our international co-op students have a great track record of finding employment,” says Norah McRae, associate provost of CEE. “The pandemic has added challenges and barriers that we’re committed to helping them overcome.”